Ministerial Staff

Rev. Mike Blankenship | 
SENIOR PASTOR

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Reverend Mike Blankenship is the Lead Pastor at Oakland Avenue Baptist Church where he has been serving since 2006. He is married to Mary and has four children: Isaiah, Aaron, Seth and Wil. 

Mike is a graduate of Mid-Continent Baptist Bible College (1993) and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1997). He has been pastoring since 1987. Mike enjoys running, reading, and watching NASCAR and other sports.  

Seth Marsh | 
YOUTH PASTOR

Seth Marsh is the Youth Pastor at Oakland Avenue Baptist Church where he has been serving since May of 2018. He is married to Megan.

 

Seth enjoys spending time with his wife, riding buggies and hunting.

Daniel Ferreira | 
MUSIC DIRECTOR

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Daniel Ferreira is the Music Director at Oakland Avenue Baptist Church where he has been serving since 2011. He is married to Kayla and has three children: Miguel, Leandro, and Valentina. 

Daniel is a graduate of Marshall University (2012) with a B.F.A. in Music Performance and is currently taking classes towards a Bi-Vocational Certificate at Clear Creek Bible Baptist College. Daniel enjoys swimming, playing soccer, and cooking!

Support Staff

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Diane Anderson is the secretary at Oakland Avenue Baptist Church where she has been serving since 1992. She is married to Jon and has two children, Ashley and Trevor. 

Diane enjoys spending time with family, collecting Mickey Mouse items, traveling, and selling Mary Kay. 

Diane Anderson | 
SECRETARY

Cherly Hicks is the custodian at Oakland Avenue Baptist Church where she has been serving since April, 2007. She has one daughter, Kendra, and two lovely grandaughters, Isabella and Cheyenne. 

Cheryl enjoys horseback riding, camping, fishing, and kayaking. 

Cheryl Hicks | 
CUSTODIAN

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